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The sexual harassment scandal and the end of bipartisan politics

The failure of people to condemn all political parties shows just how far tribalism has come.

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As messy as polling is, it shows one thing- The 18-24 vote can end the Tories.

If you read The Independent you’ll probably get endless updates of ‘BREAKING NEWS’ about how the Tories poll lead has been slashed in half, and half again, and again and now ‘LABOUR ARE WITHIN 1 POINT OF THE TORIES’. But if you read The Times you’ll probably be less worried, because the Tories are 10… Continue reading As messy as polling is, it shows one thing- The 18-24 vote can end the Tories.

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Where’s Theresa? Weak and wobbly PM gets outmanoeuvred by Labour.

Anyone who follows me on twitter will generally see me angrily tweeting about a fella called Seamus Milne. He’s the head of Jeremy Corbyn’s communications team, which basically means he’s responsible for all the press relations, Jeremy Corbyn’s public image, and all the clever backstage stuff. Generally, he’s being doing a shit job, which results… Continue reading Where’s Theresa? Weak and wobbly PM gets outmanoeuvred by Labour.

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Battle for Number 10 Verdict: Paxman losing his touch as both May and Corbyn come out on top.

Being interviewed by Paxman is the political equivalent of stepping into a lion’s den. It made Miliband coin the phrase “hell yes I’m tuss enough” and it can make or break an election. I sat there, on my bed, munching away at a box of Shreddies just hoping Paxman would deliver a metaphorical right hook… Continue reading Battle for Number 10 Verdict: Paxman losing his touch as both May and Corbyn come out on top.

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Pledging to abolish tuition fees may not be the best policy, but it is the best politics.

In their manifesto, Labour pledged to abolish tuition fees. At the flick of a wrist students across the country became devout Corbynites, hoisting their red flags and changing their phone screens to Jeremy Corbyn with a cute dog, or a cute baby, or a cute old lady-anything cute will do. Those students who didn’t join… Continue reading Pledging to abolish tuition fees may not be the best policy, but it is the best politics.

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Corbyn’s strategy was doomed from the start- Britain doesn’t give a shit, and that’s okay.

Corbyn’s strategy was doomed from the start- Britain doesn’t give a shit, and that’s okay. From the start of his leadership Jeremy Corbyn set out an ambitious, radical, grassroots plan to reinvigorate politics, to provide ‘real change’, and to get people out on the doorsteps of their communities. This was the big plan to bypass… Continue reading Corbyn’s strategy was doomed from the start- Britain doesn’t give a shit, and that’s okay.

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Owen Smith supporters- the Labour Party still needs you, don’t leave. 

Owen Smith supporters- the Labour Party still needs you, don’t leave.  “I am delighted to declare Jeremy Corbyn elected as the leader of the Labour Party.” And with that sentence it was done, a vibrant victory after a dark few months for Corbyn.  62% of the Labour voters are surely varying degrees of ecstatic, I’m… Continue reading Owen Smith supporters- the Labour Party still needs you, don’t leave.